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“super location, great service” 5 of 5 stars
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Georgina's Cottage Beach Guesthouse
Mare Anglais | Beau Vallon, Mahé, Mahe Island, Seychelles   |  
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“super location, great service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We spent a couple of days at Georgina's. We enjoyed our stay a lot. Having breakfast on your own terrace looking at the waves of the Indian Ocean is was a wonderful way to start your morning.

Eddy (the manager) was a nice guy and really made an effort to ensure that we enjoy ourselves.

Pluses:
+ LOCATION
+ service
+ breakfast

Minuses
- bathrooms not the cleaniest (not a big problem)

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

Our stay at Georgina's Cottage was extremely pleasant. Welcomed every morning by Eddy at breakfast and the friendly staff who were always available to provide advice on local activities. The ocean view room was simply the best in the venue as every morning you could sit on your balcony with a great view of Beau Vallon beach. Would highly consider staying there again.

  • Stayed December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Brasilia, DF
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17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We stayed for two nights at this Guesthouse in Mahé. Eddy the manager was very helpful giving us tips about siteseeing, beaches, restaurants, diving centers etc. We got a room at the first floor with a varanda facing Beau Vallon Beach. The bathroom seemed to have been recently renewed and was very large. The rest of the room was ok. The only downside was that we asked for a double room and got one with two twin beds put side by side, not a real double bed.
The location was excellent. The beach was just accross de street and it was close to all nice restaurants such as Boathouse, La Plage and Baobab pizzeria. It also had a bus stop at the corner.
The breakfast was included and they served fresh fruits, toasts with butter and jelly and eggs.
I would definetely recommend this guesthouse.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Doha
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The island experience was great but our Mahe accommodation was out of expectations for the paid rate.
Georgina's Cottage owner and management had a very arrogant and disrespectful attitude.
When we commented that the room was not what we had requested, the response was "If you don't like, leave"! Arguing on the 2 single beds which were also smelly, again we received the same response.
When the following morning we asked if there is anything else but eggs for breakfast, the attitude was again the same... "If you don't like and need breakfast variety, leave and go to Hilton"!
For sure the place is not value for money, and especially when you pay close or more than 100 EUR p/night you expect at least the basics.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Nommern
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Georgina’s Cottage, a family run B&B, for five days of our honeymoon. In that occasion, we were offered a room with central terrace where to enjoy a bottle of fresh sparkling wine and the great Wednesday evening market food, very relaxing. The room had all comfort and the location of the B&B was perfect for us, just across the street we had the long stretch of Beau Vallon beach and a few meters from the bus stop to/from Victoria. Restaurants and shops at short walking distance. Eddy was very friendly with us, providing us with all help needed (what you can do in the island, where to go ...). I would recommend Georgina’s cottage to anyone.

Room Tip: Rooms facing the beach have a relaxing terrace
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Really good location, but not the best. The beach is twenty meters across the road, but the sound of the ocean can be heard only at night when no cars drive.

The staff quite friendly, especially if from Mauritius.

Modern and bright rooms, but be prepared for the fact that Eddy too strongly suggest you "Upgrade" - move you into the old and run-down rooms. Well, if it does not spoil your mood from the guesthouse and recreation

I strongly recommend the excellent tour around the island under The Beatles songs with wonderful driver Marvin.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Stayed there for 6 days in August and we had a great time. Many thanks to Eddy for his kindness and help. Good location, very clean, very good breakfasts. The best reataurant ever La Pearl Noir ( good prices) and Kaz Zanana in Victoria-near to the bus stop ( only lunches). Worth to see Anse Major ( wear good shoes and avoid the flying fox which can bite you), Sunset beach, Port Launay.

Room Tip: we had big family room on the first floor ( number 4): 1 double bad, one single and 1 additional not...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Mare Anglais | Beau Vallon, Mahé, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Location: Seychelles > Mahe Island
Hotel Style:
Ranked #37 of 64 Specialty Lodging in Mahe Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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